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Pilipinas Panorama
Pilipinas Panorama Community

Metro Manila is the capital region and largest metropolitan area of the Philippines.
Location Philippines
Legal statusThematic organization
Founding date02 December 2022
Main officeGreater Manila
Official language(s)Philippine languages
Other language(s)Filipino language, Tagalog language, Central Bicolano language
Founding HeadBuszmail
Key people
Former namePH-WC Manila, Manila Community
E-mail addressPilipinas.Panorama.Community@gmail.com


Pilipinas Panorama Community (PPC) is a thematic Wikimedia organization based in the National Capital Region of the Philippines.

The community was founded by Filipino Wikimedians advocating equity, cultural heritage, history, language & ethnicity, art, freedom of panorama, and Wikimedia's Movement Strategy, contributing to expand the global availability of free knowledge.


Freedom of Panorama (FoP) as a major concern created numerous discussions within the Philippine Wikimedia Kapihan Network, mainly because of its dearth of clarity in the intellectual property laws of the Philippines. In February 2021, the Bureau of Copyright and Related Rights of the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) conducted a dialogue with Filipino Wikimedians to examine the Freedom of Panorama and Copyright law. Since then, an active support group for FoP in the Philippines was deemed necessary within the movement.

In a parallel development, a proposal was revisited by members of the Naga City-based Wikimedia affiliate, PhilWiki Community (PH-WC), for branches to be established in other Philippine regions to complement its main headquarters. The soonest viable user group extension was a proposed "Manila Branch", henceforth the latter's Manila-based Wikimedians provisionally set up a Manila Community.

On December 02, 2022, two PH-WC Past Presidents, Juan Bautista H. Alegre and Ralff Nestor S. Nacor co-founded a Manila startup; but despite this, on December 14, 2022, the seminal community itself concluded its own thematic goals, and thus formally became the independent Pilipinas Panorama Community (PPC) as a thematic Wikimedia organization.

Towards January 29, 2023, Wikimedia Philippines (WMPH) Past Chairman John Paul Antes joined the thematic community, giving stature to PPC as a composite of two Philippine affiliates: the defunct WMPH (now the Wiki Society of the Philippines) and the aforementioned PH-WC. The Pilipinas Panorama Community (PPC) henceforth actively committed itself to advocate cultural heritage preservation in the Philippines, the passage of Freedom of Panorama (FoP) in the Philippines, and Wikimedia's ongoing Movement Strategy towards 2030.

Since its foundation in 2022, PPC actively organizes Wikimedian meetups in the National Capital Region of the Philippines.


"Imagine a world in which every single person on the planet is given free access to the sum of all human knowledge. That's what we're doing."

Freedom of Panorama
To be a prime resource for the passage of Freedom of Panorama (FoP) in the Philippines.
Movement Strategy
To be an active support group for Wikimedia's Movement Strategy.
Philippine Cultural Heritage
To advocate the profiling and preservation of cultural heritage in the Philippines by all means.

Contact information

Contact us through these email addresses:

  • Juan Bautista H. Alegre, ja.workplace@gmail.com
  • Ralff Nestor S. Nacor, rojo_nacor@yahoo.com